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The Vanderbilt Hustler

The official student newspaper of Vanderbilt University.
The official student newspaper of Vanderbilt University

The Vanderbilt Hustler

The official student newspaper of Vanderbilt University.

Plan your week: 4/10-4/16

A week of ice cream socials, SEC Baseball and the Ryman: Map out your schedule with The Hustler.
Ophelia Lu
A bike route sign near Commons, as photographed on Nov. 27, 2022. (Hustler Multimedia/Ophelia Lu)


Feed that hungry Vanderbilt brain of yours with these thought-provoking events.

What: Should corporations be democratically governed? A talk by Dr. Ewan McGaughey

When: April 10, 12:30 p.m. CDT 

Where: Hyatt Room

Who: Global Sponsors in Residence Program, Vanderbilt Law School 

Why: Hear King’s College professor Dr. Ewan McGaughey’s insights on representation in public and private corporations, democracy of labor and industry regulation in this opportunity for education and discussion.


What: McGill Spirit Week: Feminism 101

When: April 10, 5 p.m. CDT

Where: McGill TV Lounge

Who: McGill Project 

Why: Kick off McGill Spirit Week with this educational seminar on feminism with the Women’s Center.


What: Spring 2023 Undergraduate Research Fair

When: April 11, 3 p.m. CDT 

Where: Student Life Center Ballroom

Who: Office of Experiential Learning and Immersion Vanderbilt

Why: Celebrate the work and research of peers in a variety of industries, and learn about upcoming opportunities for involvement! Food will be provided, and this event is eligible for GME credit. 


What: Life after Vanderbilt: Money 101

When: April 12, 5:30 p.m. CDT 

Where: Wilson 103

Who: Student Alumni Board

Why: Learn from Professor Gary Kimball about financial topics with which many young adults deal after graduation, such as budgeting, saving and handling debts. Food will be provided, and this event is eligible for GME credit. 

Recreation and Wellness

Move your mind and body with these wellness events.

What: Meditation Monday

When: April 10, 1:15 p.m. CDT 

Where: Center for Student Wellbeing Meditation Room or on Zoom

Who: Center for Student Wellbeing; Peabody Office of Student Engagement and Well-Being; Student Care Network

Why: As final exams and due dates approach, take 30 minutes out of your Monday for a guided meditation to gather your thoughts, ease your mind and breathe.


What: Vandy Ballroom beginner classes

When: April 12, 6 p.m. CDT 

Where: Branscomb Studio

Who: Vandy Ballroom

Why: Get moving and learn a thing or two about a variety of ballroom dances — from swing to foxtrot to tango and more! No prior experience or dress code required. 


Spring sports are in full swing so come cheer on your fellow Commodores.

What: Women’s Club Ultimate Frisbee scrimmage

When: April 11, 7 p.m. CDT

Where: Recreation Field 2

Who: Women’s Ultimate Frisbee

Why: Cheer on the women’s ultimate frisbee club team as the team takes on USN in this midseason scrimmage!


What: Vanderbilt Baseball vs. North Alabama

When: April 11, 6 p.m. CDT

Where: Hawkins Field

Who: VandyBoys

Why: Cheer on the Vandy Boys as they continue their dominating season and winning streak and return home after a roadtrip to Missouri.


What: Vanderbilt Baseball vs. South Carolina

When: April 14 and 15, both at 6 p.m. CDT

Where: Hawkins Field

Who: VandyBoys

Why: Come out and see the VandyBoys compete in this in-conference battle with South Carolina! Currently undefeated in the SEC, let’s see if the streak continues in this weekend series.


Take a study break with these fun campus events.

What: Transfer Student Appreciation Week Kickoff Mixer

When: April 10, 4 p.m. CDT 

Where: E. Bronson Ingram College Great Room

Who: Office of Student Transitions and Community Engagement

Why: Network and meet new transfer students, faculty and staff and current Vanderbilt students over refreshments and snacks at this community mixer. 


What: Agni Showcase

When: April 10, 6:30 p.m. CDT 

Where: Rothschild Black Box Theater

Who: Agni; Vanderbilt Association for South Asian Cuisine

Why: Enjoy a showcase performance of Bharata Natyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi and Odissi dances. South Asian cuisine and a presentation of the history of the delicacies will accompany the performance.


What: Sex Fest

When: April 11, 4 p.m. CDT  

Where: Alumni Lawn

Who: Multicultural Leadership Council; Black Student Association

Why: Get educated on sexual health and awareness while enjoying giveaways, speakers, tabling and community.


What: End of Year Freshman Hangout

When: April 12, 5 p.m. CDT 

Where: Leadership and Service Space


Why: Detox and hang out before the finals rush with egg hunts, giveaways, throwback TV shows and food.


What: Transfer Student Appreciation Week Ice Cream Social

When: April 13, 5 p.m. CDT

Where: Branscomb/SLC Back Lawn

Who: Office of Student Transitions and Community Engagement

Why: Transfer students and friends mix and mingle with dogs visiting from Music City Love on a Leash and free Ben and Jerry’s ice cream.

Around Nashville

Need a break from campus? Check out these local events all around town.

What: Chase Rice at the Ryman

When: April 11, 7:30 p.m. CDT

Where: Ryman Auditorium

Who: Chase Rice with special guest Avery Anna

Why: Take a trip down Broadway to the Ryman Auditorium for this one night show by country star Chase Rice and featuring artist Avery Anna.


What: Morgan Wade at the Ryman

When: April 13, 7:30 p.m. CDT 

Where: Ryman Auditorium

Who: Morgan Wade with special guest Meg McRee

Why: Listen to the music of celebrated country artist Morgan Wade at the famous Ryman Auditorium this Thursday night. 


What: Lady A at the Ryman

When: April 14, 8 p.m. CDT 

Where: Ryman Auditorium

Who: Lady A

Why: Enjoy the hit songs of the Grand Ole Opry’s own Lady A as they take the stage at Nashville’s own Ryman Auditorium.


What: Candlelight: Mozart’s Requiem at the Parthenon

When: April 14, 7 p.m. CDT

Where: The Parthenon at Centennial Park

Who: Candlelight Concerts

Why: Listen to a live performance of one of Mozart’s most famous works in this multisensory, candlelit experience Friday night at the Parthenon.

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About the Contributors
Charlie Pagan
Charlie Pagan, Staff Writer
Charlie Pagan ('25) is majoring in English and minoring in history in the College of Arts and Science. When not writing for The Hustler, he can be found reading in Central Library or spending time with friends. You can reach him at [email protected].
Ophelia Lu
Ophelia Lu, Deputy Photography Editor
Ophelia Lu (’26) is from Los Angeles and is double majoring in biomedical and electrical engineering in the School of Engineering. She previously served as a staff photographer. When not covering events and sports games for The Hustler, you can find her listening to a lot of music, studying at Starbucks or lying on Alumni lawn. She can be reached at [email protected].
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